By using this site, you are accepting and agreeing to comply with the terms of the Policy.

The  website (the "Site") is maintained by the The Joffrey Ballet ("the Joffrey," "us," "we," or "our"). Our data collection and use policies with respect to the Site are explained in this statement (the "Policy"). Please read the Policy carefully. By using this Site, you are accepting and agreeing to comply with the terms of the Policy. The Joffrey reserves the right to change or update the Policy at any time, and any changes or updates will be posted here.

Information We Collect and How We Use It

You are in control of the personally identifiable information available to us on the internet. This Site does not automatically collect personally identifiable information. We only collect and store personally identifiable information if you elect to provide it to us. For example, we receive your personally identifiable information when you make purchases or donations on the Site, or if you request information from the Site about the Joffrey. Types of personally identifiable information we might ask you to provide include, but are not limited to, to the following:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Zip/postal code
  • Occupation
  • E-mail address
  • Credit card number and expiration date

Like most websites that you visit, in addition to receiving information about you that you provide, this Site automatically collects certain information regarding your visit through the use of "cookies". Cookies are pieces of information that are stored by your web browser on your computer's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow websites to remember information that will make your use of the website easier and more convenient. Thus, the Joffrey automatically collects and stores the following information about your visit:

  • Service provider from which you access the internet
  • Domain name from which you access the internet
  • Date and time you visit the Site
  • Pages you visit
  • Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to this Site

If you do not want to receive a cookie, or if you want your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, you may set your browser's options accordingly. Simply click on the "Help" section of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Note that if you disable all cookies, you may not be able to use all features of this Site.

Use of Information

We use the information we collect for various purposes, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • To complete your purchase and donation transactions
  • To provide the services and information you request
  • To send you information and offerings by mail
  • To notify you of events you might be interested in

The Joffrey may employ other companies to perform a variety of functions, such as fulfilling orders, assisting with promotions, providing technical services for the Site, delivering packages, sending regular and electronic mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, and/or providing marketing assistance and customer service. These companies may use your personal information only for the purpose of performing the functions for which the Joffrey engages them, and may not use such information for any other purpose.

In addition, the Joffrey may disclose your personally identifiable information as needed to comply with any law, regulation, or legal request; to protect the rights, property, safety, or integrity of the Joffrey, our customers and visitors to our website, or others; and/or to cooperate in any law enforcement investigation.

The Joffrey does not sell, transfer, or disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties outside the the Joffrey family. The Joffrey may share your personally identifiable information with its subsidiaries or affiliates, which use will comply with this Policy.

Special Note About Children

The Joffrey encourages parents visit the Site with their children. However, no one under the age of 18 years old should submit any personal information to this Site, whether to make a purchase or for any other reason.

Updating Personally Identifiable Information

If you would like to update or correct personally identifiable information you have previously provided to us, please send us an e-mail at [email protected] setting forth your request.

Security of Online Transactions

All credit card transactions conducted through this Site are done with Secure Socket Layering ("SSL"), the standard encryption technology that ensures safe internet transmission of your personally identifiable information.

Terms of Use

Your visit to this Site, and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Policy and our Terms of Use. Please refer to our Terms of Use for other terms and conditions governing your visit to and use of this Site. Information that we gather is subject to the Policy and Terms of Use that are in effect at the time such information is used by the Joffrey. Your visit to our Site after changes have been made to this Policy constitutes your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy. Please check this Site frequently to view changes to both the Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

The Joffrey Ballet
10 East Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois 60610

Phone: 312.739.0120
Fax: 312.739.0119